Journey Diesel Mechanic
Journey Diesel Mechanic
This position is responsible for diagnosing, maintaining and repairing heavy-duty diesel coaches and other various support vehicles operated by Community Transit in the field or at the Operations Base.
The Vehicle Maintenance section operates three shifts (day, swing and graveyard), seven days a week. Work schedules and locations are based on a seniority system and Graveyard and Swing Shift vacancies will be the most likely openings. Swing and graveyard shift employees receive a shift differential. Employees work a 40 hour per week schedule with two consecutive days off, but not necessarily Saturday and Sunday. Employees must be able and willing to work any shift, including any combination of days off.
• 4 years’ experience in mechanical repair on diesel and or gasoline powered equipment, including electrical, gas engines, diesel engines, air systems, suspensions and air and hydraulic brakes. OR Two years’ experience and completion of a 2-year vocational or community college diesel mechanics program. (Applicants may certify this requirement through successful completion of an Apprenticeship Program that incorporates this level of education and experience.)
• Possession of a complete set of heavy equipment tools and roll away tool box at time of hire.
• Must have or be able to obtain a Washington State driver's license and WA State CDL license with P1 endorsement, & air brake restriction removed, within 90 days of hire.
• Willingness and ability to work any shift assigned to meet the needs of the agency, including nights, weekends, & holidays.
• Must be able to clearly communicate (read, speak and write) English.
• Must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
Only on-line applications accepted and must include completed application with job history listed and supplemental questions. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
This position is safety sensitive and subject to drug and alcohol testing under both US Department of Transportation and Community Transit Authority. Community Transit provides a tobacco-free and drug-free work environment. As a recipient of federal funds, Community Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by Federal, State or Local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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